Three Awesome + Quick Smoothie Recipes!

nathan's green smoothie

a smoothie I made back in Massachusetts – oh the memories…

 

I haven’t always started my morning with green (or multi-colored) smoothies. :)

 

In fact, there was a time when I had NO idea how to make a smoothie.

I literally thought, “What do I put in it?” :)

(So totally laughing at myself right now…)

The answer: ANYTHING!!!

Yup, you have the right to make your smoothie with whatever healthy + awesome ingredients you want. You’re free to experiment and try ridiculous combinations, all in the name of smoothie awesomeness!! :)

 

Here’s usually what ends up in mine these days, when I have the ingredients and a blender (or food processor or even a Magic Bullet!):

  • Spinach and Kale
  • Banana
  • Water
  • Strawberries, Blueberries, or Mango
  • Carrot
  • Ground Flax Seed
  • Cinnamon, Ginger, and Nutmeg (freshly ground is awesome for all of these!!)
  • Ice (or frozen fruit/berries will do the trick!)
  • Optional:
    • Avocado
    • Almond Butter

 

My a-HA moment!

So before I was a smoothie whiz kid, here’s the video that finally showed me HOW to make smoothies – seriously, when I watched this, I literally had the “a-HA” moment! :)

I felt like Eliot was basically giving me permission to throw in whatever the hell I wanted, in whatever proportions I wanted! :)

Thanks Eliot!!

 

The Vegan Berry Bomb Smoothie

Here’s Eliot’s “recipe”:

  • a couple of handfuls of blueberries (frozen and fresh)
  • handful of strawberries
  • one whole apple
  • a few handfuls of baby spinach (add to taste, it gets sweet when mixed in the blender)
  • fresh mint
  • almond milk
  • protein powder
  • crushed ice
  • water

(check out Eliot’s full post on his site)

 

CEO a-Stirring!

And here’s a recipe I came across recently while reading a magazine! (so 20th century, I know! :)

It’s from Legal Sea Foods CEO Roger Berkowitz (check out his eating blog Fork Lift – ha, love that name!) – and it’s all about nutrition + SPEED!

Roger admits that he’s kinda lazy and anything more than stirring would be too much for him – too funny!! :)

 

Here’s Roger’s recipe + his notes:

Once you have the ingredients, the preparation for this breakfast smoothie should only take a minute or two.

  • In a 12 ounce cup, put a packet of Emergen-C (has to be raspberry flavored)…loaded with vitamins B and C
  • 1.5 ounces of pomegranate concentrate
  • 2-3 ounces of low fat organic yogurt (I enjoy Stonyfield…plenty of probiotics)
  • one drop of Vitamin D3 2000 IU
  • 1.5 ounces of either lemonade (some doctors believe it prevents kidney stones) or iced green tea…even better, both if you have it
  • Add 4-5 ounces of cold water and stir

(Read Roger’s full post on his blog!)

***

 

What’s your favorite smoothie recipe?

 

I’d love to hear your response + any other thoughts you have below.

Looking forward to learning more!

Nathan

 

###

About

Former life: actor/office worker/virtual assistant; lived in Los Angeles for 11 years. Since then: sold nearly everything, took a $5 flight to Hawaii, lived there for 3 months, wrote an eGuide about all of it, and still traveling. Currently: digital nomad - looking to improve myself, have fun and serve others.

Posted in epiphany, food, fun, nutrition

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Hop On Board

Learn 12 simple ways how to be healthy every day and everywhere you go!

Sign up and receive "12 Ways to COLOR"—a guide to healthy living anywhere!

(COLOR = Create Optimal Living On the Road)


You'll also receive new posts and any special items delivered right to your inbox! Your email will never be shared, and you can easily unsubscribe.
How much awesomeness?


Be sure to click the link in your email to confirm!

About Me

Hi, my name is Nathan Agin. I love to travel and live as healthy as I can while doing it. I've been on the road since 2010 and see no end to this way of life. Every day I meditate, exercise, eat lots of natural foods, and do a few other practices to keep me going! I strive to be healthy anywhere, and am excited to share how YOU can do this, too—wherever you are!

Be Inspired. Take Action.

FL Summit

The Free Snippet

Nathan's Book on the Snippet App

Nathan’s Cookbook

Nonstop Awesomeness in the Kitchen

My Travel Classes

en*theos Academy